profession, no other industry where people wait until the 11th hour to solve these big problems. and obviously, it creates a lot of uncertainty in our economy. >> that uncertainty is a big deal. congressman lynch, what do you say to people who can't understand why congress just doesn't seem to get things done? >> well, i have to point out that congresswoman moore, congressman fattah, and myself all voted not to adjourn, to stay in washington and keep on working on these problems. look, i think the american people in your polls, they're choosing common sense solutions over radical ideology. they realize that if the sequestration goes through we're talking about, just one small piece of it, $1.6 billion being cut from medical research, including alzheimer's research, diabetes research, autism research, cancer research. so those are very important issues for the american people. and that's why you see this migration in those polls.